Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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5112.4 SE Alton, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 8, 22-2-2 (1144 kg) in E♭. Mon. SK073423
5212.5 NNW Prestbury, Cheshire, S Peter, 8, 14-2-8 (740 kg) in F. Wed. SJ900769
5312.5 ESE Ilam, Staffordshire, Holy Cross (GF), 5, 8-3-0 (445 kg) in F♯. Wed. SK132506
5412.8 WNW Holmes Chapel, Cheshire, S Luke, 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F♯. Fri. SJ762672
5512.8 WSW Betley, Staffordshire, S Margaret, 6, 10-0-22 (518 kg) in G♯. Wed. SJ755484
5612.8 NW Goostrey, Cheshire, S Luke (T), 6, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Wed. SJ779700
5712.9 NW Chelford, Cheshire, S John Ev (T), 6, 8-2-3 (433 kg) in A. Thu. SJ818739
5813 SW Whitmore, Staffordshire, S Mary & All Saints, 6, 3-2-0 (178 kg) in E♭. SJ810410
5913 NE Buxton, Derbyshire, S Peter, Fairfield (T), 8, 12-0-10 (614 kg) in F♯. Fri. SK066741
6013.1 ESE Blore, Staffordshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 3 U/R, 8-0-18 (415 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise. SK137493
6113.2 SSE Checkley, Staffordshire, S Mary & All Saints (T), 6, 9-1-2 (471 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. Fri. SK027378
6213.2 SW Madeley, Staffordshire, All Saints (S;T), 6, 11-0-26 (571 kg) in F♯. Fri. SJ772443
6313.3 NNW Nether Alderley, Cheshire, S Mary, 6, 11-1-24 (582 kg) in F♯. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Tue. SJ841761
6413.4 NE Chelmorton, Derbyshire, S John Bapt, 5, 8-3-24 (455 kg) in A. SK115702
6513.6 N Pott Shrigley, Cheshire, S Christopher (T), 6, 10-3-21 (556 kg) in F♯. Thu. SJ944792
6613.8 SE Ellastone, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F. SK116434
6714 ESE Thorpe, Derbyshire, S Leonard (GF;T), 3, 4-3-26 (253 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. SK156501
6814.1 SE Denstone, Staffordshire, All Saints, 4, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. Round tower. SK100409
6914.2 ENE Monyash, Derbyshire, S Leonard (T), 3, 8-3-1 (445 kg) in A. Wed. SK151664
7014.3 SSE Church Leigh, Staffordshire, All Saints, 6, 14-2-12 (742 kg) in E. Wed. SK024358
7114.5 NNE Taxal, Derbyshire, S James (GF;T), 6, 11-0-23 (569 kg) in G. Thu. SK006798
7214.6 NW Peover Superior, Cheshire, S Lawrence, 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B♭. SJ772735
7314.6 W Warmingham, Cheshire, S Leonard (T), 6, 10-0-11 (513 kg) in G♯. SJ708610
7414.6 SSW Swynnerton, Staffordshire, S Mary, 6, 7-1-8 (372 kg) in A. PN alternates with Seighford. Fri (alt). SJ852355
7514.6 W Crewe, Cheshire, Christ Church, 10, 20-0-0 (1016 kg) in E. Building owned by Chester Diocese; operated by Local Authority (99 year lease until 2079); ringing currently not permitted; detached tower. SJ706556
7614.7 SE Norbury, Derbyshire, S Mary & S Barlok (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♯. Ropes fall in a straight line; rung from porch; tuning: 1-3 of 5. Wed. SK125423
7714.8 S Stone, Staffordshire, S Michael & S Wulfad (T), 10, 10-0-3 (509 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SJ904338
7814.9 ESE Tissington, Derbyshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Ropes fall in a straight line. Tue (not always: check). SK176522
7915 NE Taddington, Derbyshire, S Michael (GF;T), 4, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Fri. SK141711
8015.1 ESE Fenny Bentley, Derbyshire, S Edmund K&M, 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in E♭. Unringable. SK174501
8115.3 ESE Mayfield, Staffordshire, S John Bapt, 6, 11-2-19 (593 kg) in G. Thu. SK154447
8215.3 SE Rocester, Staffordshire, S Michael (GF;T), 8, 12-2-17 (643 kg) in F♯. SK111393
8315.4 NE Wormhill, Derbyshire, S Margaret, 6, 1-1-9 (68 kg) in B♭. No stays or sliders. SK124741
8415.7 WSW Wybunbury, Cheshire, Wybunbury Tower, 6, 14-0-8 (715 kg) in E. Tower of former church of S Chad. SJ700498
8515.8 WNW Middlewich, Cheshire, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 20-0-20 (1025 kg) in E. Tue. SJ703662
8615.8 ESE Snelston, Derbyshire, S Peter (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. SK155433
8715.8 SSW Standon, Staffordshire, All Saints (GF;T), 5, 8-3-19 (453 kg) in A. Ringing currently not permitted. SJ819349
8816 ESE Ashbourne, Derbyshire, S Oswald (GF), 8, 13-1-21 (683 kg) in F. Rung from chancel crossing; tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. SK176464
8916.1 NNW Wilmslow, Cheshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 13½ cwt (~690 kg) in F♯. Wed. SJ847814
9016.2 NW Lower Peover, Cheshire, S Oswald (GF), 6, 12-0-12 (615 kg) in G. SJ743741
9116.3 NNE Chapel en le Frith, Derbyshire, S Thomas a Becket (T), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Tue. SK057808
9216.3 W Wistaston, Cheshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 5-3-24 (303 kg) in B. Mon. SJ681536
9316.4 N Poynton, Cheshire, S George, 6, 13-2-17 (694 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] SJ919835
9416.7 SSE Bramshall, Staffordshire, S Laurence, 3, 4-1-2 (217 kg) in C. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SK061332
9516.7 E Bradbourne, Derbyshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-3-15 (451 kg) in G♯. SK207527
9617 SE Marston Montgomery, Derbyshire, S Giles (GF), 3, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in E♭. Anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SK134378
9717 N Disley, Cheshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 7-1-8 (372 kg) in A. Tue. SJ974845
9817 NNW Mobberley, Cheshire, S Wilfrid, 6, 15-0-4 (764 kg) in F. SJ790801
9917.2 W Church Minshull, Cheshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. SJ666605
10017.3 ENE Youlgreave, Derbyshire, All Saints, 12, 23-2-24 (1205 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Tue. SK211643